Everything Harlem’s Sharpton Has Lived For Is At Stake

July 20, 2014, three days after Eric Garner suffocated to death during an arrest by New York City police officers for selling loose cigarettes, the Reverend Al Sharpton delivered the Sunday sermon at Riverside Church, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

How To Become A Runner Even If You Hate Running In Harlem

By Laura Stampler For most of my adult life, I thought running was useful only for catching a departing subway train. And even then, another F train was bound to come sometime, right? Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

The West Harlem Pier, Harlem, New York 1850-1965

For thousands of years while the Muscoota and the Wecksquaesgeek Indians lived in this entire section of upper Manhattan Island, the natural topography of this site in West Harlem formed a valley and small sheltered cove off the Hudson River, also known as the North River. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

The Claremont Hotel, Harlem, New York 1915

A spectacular night-time photograph looking south of the Claremont Hotel, located just a block north of Grant’s Tomb, was a legendary, Riverside venue (between 121st and 123rd Streets) for the well-to-do in its day in West Harlem, New York. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

Yolande’s Yard: West Harlem Art Fund and City of Water Day

By Yolande Brener Savona Bailey was the kid who just wanted to go to museums and art galleries when all her friends didn’t feel they belonged there.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You…

Tonight: CB9 Weighs Fix for Dangerous Stretch Of Broadway

DOT’s plan for 18 blocks of Broadway in West Harlem would widen pedestrian medians and narrow motor vehicle lanes. Image: DOT [PDF] Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use.…

Rectors To Claremont Inn, Harlem, NY 1903-1904 (video)

The opening was filmed in front of Rector’s Lobster Palace  at Broadway between 43rd & 44th Streets.This party is on their way to the Claremont Inn on Riverside Drive, Harlem, New York in 1908. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

DOT And Ydanis Rodriguez Break Ground On Uptown Bike Lanes

Don’t underestimate the importance of this development: Today, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced the groundbreaking for new bike routes linking the Hudson River Greenway to the restored High Bridge, which connects Upper Manhattan to the Bronx. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

4,000 New York Cares Volunteers Revitalized From Harlem To Hollis

Approximately 4,000 New York Cares volunteers revitalized 71 parks, gardens, playgrounds, and waterfronts across the five boroughs during the 21st Annual New York Cares Day Spring, sponsored by HSBC, on Saturday, April 18th. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Interview: Harlem Writer Yolande Brener

The latest installment of our Harlem Interview series, where we get to know the people in our neighborhood: I am lying on my bed in my West Harlem apartment. It’s mostly white in here, except for  my bookshelf which is overflowing. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Sweet Spot Festival Reggae Fete in Harlem

Pack your picnic blanket, cooler & solo cups & join us for Jamaican Indepen-DANCE Featuring music by resident Herbert Holler & NYC Champion Sound RICE &PEAS: DJ Gravy, Max Glazer, Orijahnal Vibez & Micro Don Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

Sony Partners in REVOLT TV’s HELLO Harlem Initiative

Today, REVOLT TV announced an exciting new partnership with the U.S. division of Sony Music Masterworks. The multi-genre label group, home to a diverse roster of artists, has joined HELLO Harlem as a music partner. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

Join The Interactive Dance Workshop For A Variable Population In Harlem

Interactive Dance Workshop Taught by Dances For A Variable Population artistic Director Naomi Goldberg Haas. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field blank.By submitting this…

SOLSTICE STEPS, Dances For A Variable Population

Using the power of dance to create community, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present three performances of Solstice Steps on the days surrounding the 2014 summer solstice. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World…